A class apart a Mexican American civil rights story /

In the small town of Edna, Texas, in 1951, field hand Pete Hernández killed a tenant farmer after exchanging words in a cantina. From this murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that would change the lives and legal standing of tens of millions of Americans. Tells the story of an underdog band...

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Corporate Authors: Camino Bluff Productions.
Independent Television Service.

Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm)

WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

PBS Home Video.
Other Authors: Grimberg, Sharon.
Sandoval, Carlos.

Miller, Peter, 1961-

Olmos, Edward James.

Schoenberg, Steven.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Spanish
Published:[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2009.
Edition:Widescreen.
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245 0 2 |a A class apart  |h [videorecording] :  |b a Mexican American civil rights story /  |c a co-production of Camino Bluff Productions, Inc. and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), in association with Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) for American experience ; American experience is a production of WGBH Boston ; senior producer, Sharon Grimberg ; written by Carlos Sandoval ; produced and directed by Carlos Sandoval and Peter Miller. 
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546 |a English or Spanish dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned. 
500 |a Documentary. 
511 0 |a Narrated by Edward James Olmos. 
508 |a Director of photography, Allen Moore ; editor, Aaron Vega ; original music, Steven Schoenberg. 
500 |a Originally broadcast as part of the American experience television series. 
521 8 |a Not rated. 
520 |a In the small town of Edna, Texas, in 1951, field hand Pete Hernández killed a tenant farmer after exchanging words in a cantina. From this murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that would change the lives and legal standing of tens of millions of Americans. Tells the story of an underdog band of Mexican American lawyers who took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, where they challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans. Lawyers forged a daring legal strategy, arguing that Mexican Americans were "a class apart" from a legal system that recognized only blacks and whites. 
500 |a Special features: "Making of" featurette with filmmaker, interviews, behind the scenes footage, and photos; a slideshow of photographer Russell Lee's iconic images of Mexican American life in the 1940's; bonus scenes; materials for educators. 
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650 0 |a Mexican Americans  |x Civil rights  |z United States  |x History  |y 20th century. 
650 0 |a Chicano movement  |x History  |y 20th century. 
651 0 |a Edna (Tex.)  |x Race relations  |y 20th century. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Race relations  |y 20th century. 
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700 1 |a Schoenberg, Steven. 
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710 2 |a Independent Television Service. 
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